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Understanding Quotes

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Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

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You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
- Chinese proverb

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
- Philo

 

In my own deepening understanding of myself
I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well.
The better I am at self-care
the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The loving energy that I radiate into this world
is a gift beyond my own understanding.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is always to make the choice for Joy.
To see the world with new eyes - open eyes - loving eyes.
To choose compassion and understanding -
for ourselves, our family, our friends,
our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Stop! Breathe deeply.
Begin bringing peace to the outer world
by regaining your own inner peace.
Choose love, choose gratitude,
choose forgiveness, choose peace.
Begin with your own inner peace.
Then use that inner peace
as a platform from which
to approach the outer world
with perspective, understanding, and patience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

Understanding does not cure evil,
but it is a definite help,
inasmuch as one can cope
with a comprehensible darkness.
- Carl Jung

Understanding is a two-way street.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

AN INSPIRED LIFE: I HAVE A CHOICE
My key to living an inspired life involves
Embracing my history,
Understanding the function of expectations
and gently learning to have none;
Recognizing the power of attentive and conscious choices.
In all circumstances I acknowledge this,
IN ALL THINGS AND ALL WAYS, I HAVE CHOICE.
My choice resides in my perspective.
While I certainly do not control climate
and markets and roadways and others,
I do control myself and my response
to all those circumstances. I do indeed.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
- Khalil Gibran

Peace cannot be achieved through violence,
it can only be attained through understanding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The power of intuitive understanding
will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
- Lao Tzu

Everything that irritates us about others
can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
- Carl Jung

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love,
of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God -
the rest will be given.
- Mother Teresa

The world is a better place because I am here;
the energy that I radiate into this world
is a gift beyond my own understanding.
Through ME, an all encompassing Love enters this world;
and I am profoundly grateful that the Powers of Light
have chosen ME to be a conduit for Infinite Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet
as if they were going to be dead by midnight.
Extend to them all the care,
kindness and understanding you can muster,
and do with no thought of any reward.
Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

I offer gentle understanding to myself.
I position myself in love, not fear.
I look behind me with forgiveness.
I look forward with festive anticipation.
I embrace this holy moment and assert,
"Now. This moment is the moment to love,
the moment to serve, the moment to seize
the legacy instead of the small.
Now. Now I will live large, love boldly,
reach to the edges of my unfurled heart and fully enrolled hope.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

We should not pretend to understand
the world only by the intellect;
we apprehend it just as much by feeling.
Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is,
at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest,
also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.
- Carl Jung

They have come up with a perfect understanding.
He won't try to run her life,
and he won't try to run his, either.
- Anonymous

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that
we are immune to their operations.
- David Gerrold

I do not want the peace that passeth understanding.
I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
- Helen Keller

Data is not information, information is not knowledge,
knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
- Clifford Stoll

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and
disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
- Ambrose Bierce

Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has,
it may be inadvisable to draw it out...
Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
- A. E. Housman

Having family responsibilities and concerns just has
to make you a more understanding person.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Any woman who understands the problems of running a
home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
- Margaret Thatcher

Shallow understanding from people of good will
is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding
from people of ill will.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Humor brings insight and tolerance.
Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
- Agnes Repplier

Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of
understanding and misunderstanding.
- Diane Arbus

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide,
and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
- Robert Hall

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive
predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars,
adding machines, and other artifacts,
but nothing is proved by such attributions.
- John Searle

Neither the life of an individual nor the history of
a society can be understood without understanding both.
- C. Wright Mills

In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding
equals ten dollars' worth of medical science.
- Martin H. Fischer

Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams,
but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit,
compassion, love, and understanding.
- Louis Gerstner

I owe much to mother.
She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally.
- David Rockefeller

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family,
together, all of us laughing and talking,
loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
- LaToya Jackson

Most victims of my autobiographical verse are either far too polite,
remarkably understanding unaware that I have written poems about them.
- John Barton

But what is more, if we have succeeded in adding to
the basic understanding of our universe and ourselves,
we will have made a contribution to the totality of human culture.
- Haldan Keffer Hartline

The crown of life is neither happiness nor annihilation;
it is understanding.
- Winifred Holtby

I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied
with not understanding the world.
- Richard Dawkins

Those early steps are very important in understanding the evolution.
But in themselves, maybe now you need the later records
to understand the significance of the earlier records!
- Evan Parker

The Lord opened the understanding of my unbelieving heart,
so that I should recall my sins.
- Saint Patrick

Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the
human condition there is no shame in being wrong,
only in failing to correct our mistakes.
- George Soros

I try to keep a balance between conceptional or intellectual
comprehension and emotional understanding.
- Alva Noto

Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding.
- Edward Albert

It is an understanding with the Great Spirit or Creator
that we will follow these ways.
- Dennis Banks

More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning,
compassion, love of others, honesty,
and discipline applied with understanding.
- Paul D. Boyer

And a third thing is the understanding of the Church as a community,
a communion which is just a hierarchy but the people of God,
whose servants are the priests and bishops.
- Hans Kung

We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days.
- Robert Hall

There are clear cases in which "understanding" literally
applies and clear cases in which it does not apply;
and these two sorts of cases are all I need for this argument.
- John Searle

Everything depends therefore on encountering thought at its source.
Such thought is the reality of man's being,
which achieved consciousness and understanding of itself through it.
- Karl Jaspers

We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make.
The value of what we love is enriched by our understanding of what we dislike.
- David Ansen

Subject the material world to the higher ends by understanding
it in all its relations to daily life and action.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and
tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order.
- Kamisese Mara

My heart is singing for joy this morning!
A miracle has happened!
The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind,
and behold, all things are changed!
- Anne Sullivan

When the heart flies out before the understanding,
it saves the judgment a world of pains.
- Laurence Sterne

Art must unquestionably have a social value;
that is,
as a potential means of communication it must be addressed,
and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind.
- Rockwell Kent

Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds
wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
- Carl Sagan

The understanding of art depends finally upon one's
willingness to extend one's humanity and one's knowledge of human life.
- Ralph Ellison

I have a better internal and intuitive understanding
of folklore and myth than science and technology,
so in that way fantasy is easier.
- Sarah Zettel

However, very recently I have come to an understanding
that complex music is not necessarily pleasant.
- Nobuo Uematsu


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